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The Raw & Real Series: Tolerating

I tolerated everything I did in my life because I have felt “less than.” Unimportant. Disposable.

The Raw & Real Series: Tolerating

Imagine for just a minute what it would look like if we could ALL stop doing shit under the auspice of being a “good” person.

Think about it:

How much do you tolerate?

And what does your answer say about you?

I can tell you what it’s shown me about myself.

I don’t give a f*$# about me.

I have been addicted to seeking approval. Comfort.

Instead of my own freedom.

It showed me how full of shit I was. And how much I hated myself.

Taking scraps. Tolerating. Across the board.

I tolerated everything I did in my life because I have felt “less than.” Unimportant. Disposable.

Like I never should have been born.

So I took what I could get.

That’s the truth I have looked in the eye, and the aftermath is overwhelming.

I’d go as far as to say this realization has annihilated me. 

I was raised by a hurt woman; the hurt she experienced made her cruel. Punishing.  Malicious.   I clearly still bear the scars.

But in all fairness, life turned my birth mother into “momma.”

#backtome

Here’s what I know:

People vibrate at a frequency. (Fact.)

And I’m DONE f*$#ing with anyone who doesn’t elevate my vibration.

If it doesn’t work for me, I’m not going to do it.

I may be full of questions and doubts and uncertainties …

But I KNOW I am DONE tolerating.

Venus Opal

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